O’Connor, Tommy Frank

Tommy Frank O’Connor was born in Currow, Tralee, Co Kerry in 1944.

Tommy Frank O'Connor
Tommy Frank O'Connor. Image Doghouse Books

His novel is The Poacher’s Apprentice (Dublin, Marino, 1997).

His poems are collected as Attic Warpipes (Cork, Bradshaw Books, 2004); Loose Head (Tralee, Doghouse Books, 2004); and Meeting Mona Lisa (Doghouse Books, 2011).

His work for the stage includes the pageant Breanainn, at Siamsa Tíre, the National Folk Theatre of Ireland and the play Changing Patrick, which premiered at St. John’s, Listowel Square in 1997.

For children he has published Kee Kee, Cup and Tok (Galway, Wynkin de Worde, 2004)

He lives in Tralee.



Tommy Frank O’Connor at Doghouse Books
Tommy Frank O’Connor at The National Library of Ireland


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